Gabites, J.

Viva Energy Australia, Melbourne, Australia

John Gabites is a Process Control and Optimization Engineer at Viva Energy Australia’s Geelong refinery, where he is primarily responsible for maintaining and developing advanced process control applications. His 15 yr of process modeling expertise is focused on optimization, design and operator training across the dairy, mineral processing and oil and gas sectors.

Viva Energy’s Geelong refinery reduces FCCU turnaround risk

Blaser, P., Pendergrass, J., CPFD LLC; Gabites, J., Brooke, A., Viva Energy Australia

Change involves risk. Many fluidized catalytic cracking units (FCCUs) can be operated more profitably, but changes to achieve more efficient operations can be risky.